Arden International have today announced the arrival of Frenchman Norman Nato for the 2015 GP2 Series Championship.
The 22 year-old moves up from the World Series by Renault Formula Renault 3.5 Championship, where the youngster finished seventh.
On his way to seventh in the championship Nato impressed with two wins, including a dominating performance in Monaco, which saw the Frenchman claim pole position, fastest lap and the race win.
Nato impressed during his GP2 test run with Arden in Abu Dhabi. At the test the youngster also tested with GP2 rivals; Racing Engineering and Russian Time.
On the announcement of his signing an excited Nato said: “I am delighted to join such an experienced and successful team for my debut in GP2.
“The Abu Dhabi tests went well and I had a great feeling with the team. Although I am a rookie, I aim to achieve a strong performance in 2015.”
Team Principal, Garry Horner said he is delighted to have signed Norman and feels he is ready for the step up.
“We are delighted to have Norman sign with us for our GP2 Championship challenge this season,” said Horner.
“We have had the opportunity to observe him closely throughout this year in the World Series Championship and feel he is ready for the step into GP2 Series.”